In community archives across British Columbia, local knowledge keepers are hand-fashioning a more inclusive history. Through a collage of personal interviews, archival footage and deeply rooted memories, the past, present and future come together, fighting for a space where everyone is seen and everyone belongs. History is what we all make of it.
About Haley Gray
Hayley Gray is a Vancouver-based writer and director (DGC). She is a graduate of Dalhousie University and Vancouver Film School and has written and directed scripted, documentary and commercial work. Hayley’s films have aired on Telus Optik, the Knowledge Network, CBC and Air Canada. Hayley’s documentary: HAYASHI STUDIO investigates the hidden history of BC, and won Best Canadian Short at VAFF. Her NFB produced documentary UNARCHIVED examines how to make erased histories as researchable and accessible and the dominant historical record. Her film SEND THE RAIN speaks to the devastating results of British Columbia’s Wildfires. It premiered on CBC, won the Golden Egg at the Reykjavik International Film Festival and a DGC Award.